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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Colin Firth
Geoffrey Rush
Helena Bonham Carter
Guy Pearce
Directors
Tom Hooper
Screenwriters
David Seidler
Running Time
118 minutes

The King's Speech
Bromancing the throne


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The King's Speech

Plot
Prince George (Firth), known as Bertie to loved ones, has been afflicted by a debilitating stammer since his childhood. And when his brother abdicates the throne and war looms, he reluctantly turns to Aussie Lionel Logue (Rush), a speech therapist whose methods are unconventional to say the least.


Verdict
Think the blazing joys of Chariots Of Fire where the race is to the end of a sentence. Can it be that the British are coming?


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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